Exploring the Cyber Side of Identity Theft with Our Credit Union in Brownsville

We previously spoke about identity theft and the ways it can affect you. Identity theft includes mail theft, dumpster diving and other behaviors to search for the personal information of others. Your entire reputation and credit score can be affected if your identity is stolen. With technology constantly changing, identity theft is prevalent in the... read more


Identity Theft: Learning About This Very Serious Issue with Valley Federal Credit Union

Identity theft involves another party using your personal information without your knowledge or permission for financial gain. Know that there are several types of identity theft. This can include mail theft, dumpster-diving, spying on ATM activities and even purse- and wallet-snatching. Though these methods differ, the damage they cause is the same. In this piece,... read more


Our Auto Loan Rates Have Never Been Lower, So Don’t Miss Out on Them!

Have you been thinking about getting yourself a new set of wheels? If your car is barely hanging in there and is about to just give out completely, then it may be time to consider purchasing another one. If you are, then this is your chance! If you’re concerned that you won’t be able to... read more


Take Advantage of Our “Awesome August” Promo Before it’s Too Late!

As much as we’d like to prepare for unexpected emergencies, life still has a tendency to send inconvenient surprises our way. You can have a backup fund ready for the unexpected, but sometimes an emergency can go beyond what you’ve prepared for. On the other hand, what about those extra little splurges we like to... read more


Recover After Severe Storms with Our Signature and Personal Loans!

Heavy rainfall struck the Rio Grande Valley during the third week of June, creating strong floods in certain parts of the region that left many home- and businessowners scratching their heads over how to handle the situation. What’s more is that an unimaginable amount of damage was caused to many residential and commercial structures, and... read more


To Our Members: Be Aware of “Skimmers” in the Rio Grande Valley

At Valley Federal Credit Union, we take the security of your accounts very seriously, and as such, we’d like to highlight the importance of being mindful of your credit and debit card safety. We’ll be going over an act known as “skimming” below. Skimming Credit/debit card skimming is a form of theft where a small... read more


Motorcycle, Boat and RV Loans: Apply for Them Now That it’s Summer!

School is finally out, and summer has officially begun! Do you have any adventures planned out with your family yet? If a summer trip is on your planner, but you’re looking to do something different this year with a different form of transportation or leisure, then a loan might be what you’re looking for. At... read more


For All Post High-School Graduates: How Our Credit Union Can Help You!

High school graduation is right around the corner! Whether you’re staying in the Valley for college and will continue to live at home or will be moving away, you’re about to embark on a journey that’s completely new and foreign. With college comes more freedom and flexibility, but it also means having a higher level... read more


4 Common Types of Fraud That You Should Always Protect Yourself Against

Even with so many high-tech advancements in our financial world today, fraudulent action is still much too common. With tax season already over, you would think that tax-related scams would be old news, but unfortunately, this is not the case. Fraudulent acts strike through various means, such as the Internet or even over the phone.... read more


The Benefits and Facts of Investing in Your Retirement with an IRA

Some people dream of retirement as being able to lounge on a beach with no worries of time or money. Others dream of retirement as a big travel expenditure, hopping from one country to the next. Others want to live comfortably near family and friends and making new memories. Whatever your dreams for retirement are,... read more